Juncus and grass (plant material)
4 5/16 in. x 5 1/8 in. (11 cm x 13 cm)
North America, Native American, California
Gift of Mr. Levi Chubbuck
Restricted hemispherical basket with a flat, buff-colored base. Made with coiled construction. Black line squares form a geometric radial design on the brown-orange background.
juncus, deer grass and sumac
Traditional gift baskets, or te-vin-ze-mal like this example were small and round. They are decorated with vertically placed geometric designs. THe first several coils are wrapped with sumac. -from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 82, fig. 273.
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